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Summary The real-life story of Dublin folk hero and criminal Martin Cahill, who pulled off two daring robberies in Ireland, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the IRA, the UVF and members of his own team.

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Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 21 Critic Reviews
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Summary The real-life story of Dublin folk hero and criminal Martin Cahill, who pulled off two daring robberies in Ireland, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the IRA, the UVF and members of his own team.

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Universal Acclaim Based on 21 Critic Reviews
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 21 Critic Reviews
81
86% Positive
18 Reviews
14% Mixed
3 Reviews
0% Negative
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Production Company Bord Scannán na hÉireann / The Irish Film Board, J & M, Merlin Films
Release Date Dec 18, 1998
Duration 2 h 4 m
Rating R
Tagline The extraordinary true story of the rise and fall of the gangster, Martin Cahill.
Irish Film and Television Awards
• 2 Wins & 4 Nominations
Boston Society of Film Critics Awards
• 2 Wins & 3 Nominations
Satellite Awards
3 Nominations